Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee E-Newsletter

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The Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee e-newsletter is distributed monthly. Previous editions of the newsletter are archived below.


  • March: National Transportation Stakeholders Forum (NTSF) Rail/Routing Ad Hoc Working Group (AHWG) Updates
  • February: Lisa Janairo’s Parting Thoughts
  • January: Transportation Issues Archive


  • December: Fall Virtual Meetings
  • November: Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and Reprocessing Waste Inventory Report
  • October: Legislation Updates
  • September: Bedford Park Railcar Fire
  • August: Nuclear Corruption in Ohio
  • July: Department of Energy (DOE) Virtual Morris Site Visit
  • June: National Transportation Stakeholders Forum (NTSF) Virtual Web Sessions
  • May: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Considers Easing Low-Level Waste Regulations
  • April: Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management’s (DOE-EM) Strategic Vision for the 2020s
  • March: Department of Energy’s (DOE) FY21 Budget Request
  • February: Canadian Repositories
  • January: Consolidated Interim Storage Facilities’ (CISF) Environmental Impact Statements


  • December: Tabletopapalooza
  • November: A Tale of Two Meetings
  • October: Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB)
  • September: Transportation Core Group Meeting
  • August: Federal and State Nuclear Waste Legislation
  • July: States and Tribes Seek Alternative Funding
  • June: Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Transportation Tabletop Exercise
  • May: State Level Nuclear Subsidies Legislation
  • April: Regional Tribal Engagement Update
  • March: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Report on Spent Power Reactor Fuel Behavior
  • February: What to Do with Spent Nuclear Fuel?
  • January: Reset of U.S. Nuclear Waste Management Strategy and Policy


  • December: Madison Meeting Recap
  • November: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Tour
  • October: Vogtle Plant
  • September: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Road Show
  • August: Missing Material
  • July: Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB)
  • June: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Transportation
  • May: Isotope Crossroads
  • April: Waste Management Symposium
  • March: President’s Budget Request
  • February: Ohio Nuclear Plants
  • January: Committee Meeting Recap


  • December: Nuclear’s 75th Anniversary
  • November: Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA)/Section 180(c)
  • October: Congressional Hearing
  • September: Core Group Meeting
  • August: Legislative Roundup
  • July: Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 2017
  • June: Borehole Project Ends
  • May: Waste Debate
  • April: Yucca Mountain
  • March: Core Group Meeting
  • February: Federal Activity
  • January: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Recovery


  • December: Fall 2016 Meeting Recap
  • November: Midwest Plant Closures
  • October: Consent-Based Siting
  • September: Core Group Meeting
  • August: Consent-Based Siting
  • July: Consent-Based Siting
  • June: Yucca Mountain Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
  • May: Search for a Site
  • April: Consent-Based Siting
  • March: North Dakota Borehole
  • February: Consent-Based Siting
  • January: Department of Energy (DOE) Consent-Based Siting Announcement


  • December: Fall 2015 Meeting Recap
  • November: Wisconsin Legislation
  • October: Mr. Horn Goes to Washington
  • September: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Loading Demo
  • August: Search for a Solution
  • July: Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB) Recap
  • June: Federal Nuclear Legislation
  • May: New Waste Management Initiatives
  • April: Department of Energy (DOE) Announcement
  • March: Illinois Legislation
  • February: Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) Section 180(c)